Re: BGSOUND, no need for it

Mon, 26 Aug 1996 13:53:46 -0500 (EST)

Date: Mon, 26 Aug 1996 13:53:46 -0500 (EST)
From: Foteos Macrides <MACRIDES@SCI.WFBR.EDU>
Subject: Re: BGSOUND, no need for it
Message-id: <01I8QFANN06Y001302@SCI.WFBR.EDU>

"Daniel W. Connolly" <> wrote:
>In message <>, "Jason O'Brien" writes:
>>Why NOT have a BGSOUND tag?
>Cuz they should have just used the followig markup for that feature:
>	<link rel=present href="foo.wav">

	Better yet:
	<link rel=present href="foo.wav" title="brief descriptive string">

That would allow clients which implemented the HTML+/HTML 3.0 banner
mechanism to make the resource known and "bookmarkable" under circumstances
when a sound player is not availbale to the client (e.g., it might matter
to US citizens if it's a background soundtrack from the president on the
White House Home Page :).


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